Introduced by James Laver.
Seeley Service & Co. Ltd. London. 1968. First edition. Hardback; green cloth-bound hardback backed with a red cloth spine, dust jacket. 96 pages. 27 hors texte colour plates. English. 260 x 195mm. 0.8kg. . Very good, in very good dust jacket; slight shelf wear to jacket, light wear to spine; neat previous owner's ink inscription ot half-title.
A reference book on the quintessential British tradition of the old school tie. The book illustrates and describes some 750 ties from universities, public schools, armed forces and clubs. There is a useful identification table and the fashion historian James Laver provides a history of the tie. The colour plates have a pleasing graphic quality.